Matisse. Cut-outs. 40th Ed.Copertina rigida, 6.1 x 8.5 in., 2.25 lb, 412 pagine
Matisse. Cut-outs. 40th Ed.18
Drawing with Scissors
Matisse’s revolutionary late-period work
This edition of the first volume of our original award-winning XXL book provides a thorough historical context to Matisse’s cut-outs, tracing their roots to his 1930 trip to Tahiti and continuing through to his final years in Nice. It includes many photos of Matisse, as well as some rare images by Henri Cartier-Bresson and the filmmaker F. W. Murnau, with texts by Matisse, publisher E. Tériade, the poets Louis Aragon, Henri Michaux, and Pierre Reverdy, and Matisse’s son-in-law Georges Duthuit.
In their deceptive simplicity, the cut-outs achieved both a sculptural quality and an early minimalist abstraction, which would profoundly influence generations of artists to come. Exuberant, multi-hued, and often grand in scale, these works are true pillars of 20th-century art, and as bold and innovative to behold today as they were in Matisse’s lifetime.
Gilles Néret (1933–2005) è stato storico dell'arte, giornalista, scrittore e corrispondente museale. Ha organizzato numerose rassegne d'arte in Giappone e ha fondato il museo SEIBU e la Galleria Wildenstein di Tokyo. Ha diretto riviste d'arte come L’Œil e Connaissance des Arts e ha ricevuto il premio Elie Faure nel 1981 per le sue pubblicazioni. Con TASCHEN ha pubblicato, tra gli altri, Salvador Dalí: I dipinti, Matisse ed Erotica Universalis.
Xavier-Gilles Néret teaches philosophy of art and design at the École Duperré Paris and University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He studies the connections between art, philosophy, and poetry. His publications include works on Bernard Saby, Daisuke Ichiba, Pakito Bolino, Anne van der Linden and a theoretical essay on graphzines. He lives and works in Paris.
Matisse. Cut-outs. 40th Ed.Copertina rigida, 15.6 x 21.7 cm, 1.02 kg, 412 pagine
ISBN 978-3-8365-8917-8Edizione: Spagnolo
ISBN 978-3-8365-8919-2Edizione: Inglese